“Scientists generally agree that, according to the research literature, wearing masks can help protect people from the coronavirus, but the precise extent of that protection, particularly in schools, remains unknown—and it might be very small,” David Zweig wrote on Thursday. “What data do exist have been interpreted into guidance in many different ways. 世界保健機関, 例えば, does not recommend masks for children under age 6. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recommends against the use of masks for any children in primary school.”
After drawing attention to the CDC’s “especially aggressive stance” recommending masks for all children two and older, he pointed to “stunning new statistic” CDC director Rochelle Walensky repeatedly cited in recent months alleging in a study of schools in Arizona that those without mask mandates had “3.5 タイムズ” as likely to experience COVID outbreaks as those who implemented masks.